fundus n : (anatomy) the base of a hollow organ or that part farthest from its opening; "the uterine fundus" [also: fundi (pl)]
EtymologyFrom fundus (bottom).
EtymologyCognates include Sanskrit बुध्न, Ancient Greek πυθμήν, and Old English botm (English bottom).
Fundus (Latin for "bottom") is a generic anatomical term referring to the portion of an organ opposite from its opening. Examples include:
Fundus (seabed) The seabed in a tidal river below low water mark. This can be owned by the foreshore owner (area between high and low water mark) and may require permission and rent if used for laying a mooring or putting down crab or lobster pots.